Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 10/8/13
Maybe it’s just me, but I thought there was something a little different about Charlie Strong during his press conference on Monday afternoon. He seemed more upbeat and excited than usual.  Having a chance to show off his team to a national audience on Thursday night appears to be something that Coach Strong has been waiting for. “National TV is big for us. It’ll give the whole country a chance to watch us play,” Strong told the media. “I always tell our guys, they’re going to have a chance to watch the best team in the country go play. We have to go out there and play like that.” It’s not a surprise to hear Charlie Strong say that he has the best team in the country. If you don’t have confidence, why even take the field, right? The one thing that did surprise me was that Strong tells his team that they’re the best in the country. I just assumed that he was always preaching improvement to his team and pointing out the areas that they struggled. However, he has a good reason for letting
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